The mental health of employees is now a key priority for many organisations. This introductory sessions dispels the myths and stigma surrounding mental health and equips managers with the confidence to approach the topic and support employees with their mental health and wellbeing.

Aim: To develop an understanding of mental health issues and how they can be managed appropriately in the workplace.

Topics include:

  • Understand why mental health matters in the workplace.
  • Distinguish between mental illness and other disorders.
  • Appreciate the role stress, anxiety and depression can play in a person’s wellbeing.
  • Develop a strategy for managing staff with mental health needs.
  • Know how to identify signs of distress in the workplace.